About Carrie Johnson

Carrie Johnson, Founder and Partner, Carrie Johnson and Associates LLC and Drop Below the Surface Retreats

Carrie Johnson and Associates features leadership and transitional coaching and culture shaping with individuals and organizations. Carrie and a colleague host Drop Below the Surface discover retreats for women who are choosing to press pause, shift perspective and lean into their talents and dreams for now and next. The sister companion to the retreats is Drop In!, which is a community of women seeking opportunity to grow, be in wonder, and curiosity as they drop below the small talk together both virtually and in-person.

She has:

-Championed girls and women for 13 years as the Founder and Executive Director for Girls on the Run of Lancaster and Lebanon,

-Used her collaborative, thoughtful leadership style and naturally intuitive personal skills as Vice President of Organizational Development at Willow Valley Retirement Communities,

-Engaged and consulted alongside senior leaders as an Executive Leadership Consultant with Talent Plus, an international selection, and leadership development company,

-Led the world renowned Ritz-Carlton culture and mission as the Director of Human Resources in Boston and Philadelphia.

-Inspired and brought to life the Ritz-Carlton story to service leaders on the national stage,

When working with Carrie Johnson & Associates you will feel positive energy, experienced vision and human-centered strategy. Clients will be inspired by a focus on what is right and good in every person and will be coached to maximize their gifts and talents to live a purposeful life. Carrie architects teams by creating psychological ownership and believes that investing in exceptional talent is the engine for sustainable growth. Carrie Johnson and Associates champions people to activate their own power.

Whether your gateway to Carrie Johnson and Associates is through organizational change and culture shaping, Drop Below the Surface self-discovery retreats, or coaching conversations one thing is constant, you will be encouraged to become the best “you” after working alongside Carrie.

She holds certifications in Leadership Coaching Strategies from Harvard Professional Development Program, is a facilitator of Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and is currently being certified in Positive Intelligence Coaching and Appreciative Inquiry Coaching.
Carrie is married to Kerry and they are joyfully lifting and cheering on their two daughters, Hannah and Libby as they spread their wings in young adulthood. Connecting deeply with others, hiking, skiing, playing with her golden retriever and reading and writing all keep her growth mindset buoyed.

She volunteers her time and talent in the community by serving on several boards in the capacity of leader, mentor, facilitator and partner.